I heard about the PETA 2016 bake off a few months ago, and after browsing the pictures from previous finalists I was completely in awe. The skill, creativity and patience it took to make some of those sweet treats was inspiring! But I’m no baker…and the thought of making a cake gives me the cold sweats. I’ve baked…

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I can’t think of a more delightful way to spend a public holiday then sat in a walled back garden, surrounded by friendly people and tall tiers of vegan high tea. It was a bit of serendipity by which we came to hear of the event. While attending the Huglett’s Wood open day in May we…

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I looked forward to the Port Eliot Festival for months. We booked our camping tickets not long after they went on sale and I’ve been writing and re-writing “festival to do” lists tirelessly since then. At the time of booking the trip I knew full well food choices may be challenged for a festival vegan. The…

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Back in February we met a wonderful lady called Wenda at the Brighton Vegfest. Together with her partner Matthew they run the Hugletts Wood Farm Animal Sanctuary in East Sussex. Hugletts are the only vegan farm in the UK to run a sanctuary. While chatting with Wenda my eye was drawn to a postcard of a…

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My dad and I recently went to a vegan sushi class in Sussex, hosted by a health shop local to us – Big Life Organics – which we’d visited many times before for healthy vegan inspiration.  Sushi and I have had a bit of a love-hate relationship, and having attempted to make it more than a…

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We recently hit a marriage milestone, and my lovely husband organised a 1-night break to the New Forest to celebrate. As always, I was slightly dubious about vegan travel arrangements.  Everything from what to eat on the road, to what to drink and eat once you get there.  More recently I’m now mindful of the beauty products that…

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